Scholarship Archive

Posted on March 20, 2019

MILO CASAGRANDE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Applications must be received by May 01, 2019.
You are applying for a $1000.00 scholarship for the 2019 school year. You may apply once a year.

Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to receive a Milo Casagrande Scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

1. This scholarship is being offered to all students. Preference will be given to current MTTA members in good standing, their family members or their employees and their families. (i.e., spouse, child or grandchild)
2. You must be a high school senior graduating with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or trade school, OR you must be enrolled in an accredited college or trade school and be maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
3. You must complete and submit this application as well as all required supporting documents below.
4. Recognizing the need for skilled professionals in the towing industry, preference will be given to those majoring in a trade school, auto or diesel mechanics, business, accounting, mechanical or electrical engineering.

Supplemental materials to be submitted with this application.

  • Letter of recommendation from a Principal, Guidance Counselor, Dean, or Teacher.
  • Personal letter from you to MTTA’s Scholarship Fund Committee providing information about yourself, your career and educational goals, and your reasons for applying for this scholarship.
  • List of personal accomplishments, community service activities, leadership roles, and any prizes, honors, or awards granted for academic, creative, and athletic efforts.
  • Work experience to date.
  • Certified copy of school transcripts.
  • Recent photo.
Posted on March 13, 2019

STUDENTS OF INTEGRITY SCHOLARSHIP

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

STUDENTS OF INTEGRITY SCHOLARSHIP

*OPEN TO JUNIORS & SENIORS!

#BBB5K Video Scholarship applicants must produce a 90-second video using the topic Why BBB and Trust are Important to Local Businesses and Communities. Past videos may be viewed by visiting BBB Serving Northwest + Pacific YouTube channel.

Your video will be uploaded to the scholarship videos page where you can encourage your friends and family to vote for your video.

Eligibility

  • Attend a high school in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Western Wyoming.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Group applications must have no more than three students.
  • Scholarship must be applied to an institute of higher education, whether university, college, vocational school, etc.

Ten finalists will be selected from the application pool. Only one recipient will win the #BBB5K Video Scholarship. View the complete rules & regulations.

 

To enter the for the BBB Torch Talk Essay scholarship the applicant must write a 500-word essay for BBB’s online magazine Torch Talk. The topic of the essay is,  Why BBB and Trust are Important to Local Businesses and Communities.

A major requirement for the essay will be to find a BBB Accredited Business to write about. Interviews and photos encouraged! BBB Accredited Business in your region can be searched on bbb.org.

Eligibility

  • Attend a high school in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Western Wyoming.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Scholarship must be applied to an institute of higher education, whether university, college, vocational school, etc.

Five finalists from each region will be selected from the application pool. Seven recipients will win a $1,000 scholarship. View the complete rules & regulations.

Integrity Scholarship Flyer

Posted on March 12, 2019

MONTANA RANGE DAYS SCHOLARSHIPS

Montana Range Days Scholarships

Montana Range Days, Inc. is an annual event that celebrates the importance of range and provides opportunities for learning about range and range management. To encourage young people to continue with education and careers in Range Science and related fields, three scholarships are offered through Montana Range Days. Scholarships are available to graduating
seniors in high school or college students who are continuing their education.

Montana Range Days Scholarship ($1,000.00)
To assist young Montanan’s education of rangeland, Montana Range Days, Inc. has established the Montana Range Days Scholarship. To be eligible, the applicant must be majoring in Range Science or a related field. The Scholarship winner will be awarded $1,000.00 upon successful completion of one semester of college.

Harold and Lillian Jensen Scholarship ($1,000.00)
Harold and Lillian Jensen, long time ranchers from Baker, established a scholarship of$1,000.00 annually, to assist a young person who has an interest in Range Science. Harold was a past Chairman of the Montana Range Days, Inc. Steering Committee, and was the local Chairman for the 1985 and 1986 Range Days events hosted in Baker by the Fallon County Range Committee. The recipient must be present for the presentation of this scholarship at Range Days in June. The Scholarship has to be used at a Montana university or college.

Bob and Donna Sitz Memorial Scholarship ($1,000.00)
Bob Sitz was a rancher committed to improving range management. He believed in the youth of Montana and sought to ensure a bright future for Montana’s rangeland through education. Bob & Donna were strong supporters of Montana Range Days. In memory of Bob & Donna, the Sitz family has established a scholarship of $1,000.00 annually and to be announced at Montana Range Days. The winner will receive this scholarship upon successful completion of one semester at a Montana university or college.

Montana Range Days, Inc. is committed to providing learning opportunities, which enable participants to develop a better understanding of the importance of Montana’s rangelands. To further this commitment, Montana Range Days, Inc. encourages high school seniors or college students to apply for the MONTANA RANGE DAYS SCHOLARSHIPS.

Members of the Montana Range Days, Inc. Steering Committee will select the scholarship winners based on the following criteria:

1. Involvement in range activities and youth events.
2. Leadership in school and community activities.
3. Academic achievement.
4. Financial need.

Relatives of the selection committee are ineligible for the Montana Range Days scholarships.

Applications must be received by the Montana Range Days, Inc. Steering Committee by April 30.

The scholarship winners will be announced at Montana Range Days in June. An application form follows. Submitting one application qualifies the applicant for all three (3) scholarships. Please send the completed form to:

Jaime Nelson
Montana Range Days Scholarship Committee
1236 Hendrickson Road
Wilsall, MT 59086

Posted on March 11, 2019

CLEVE A. MALMSTROM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Qualifications for this $1,500 freshman year scholarship:
• 3.25-4.0 GPA
• Played football 4 years at Helena High School
• Participated in track 4 years at Helena High School
• Committed to pursuing a college degree at a Montana college/university

Checklist for completed scholarship application:
1) Please complete all questions on scholarship application
2) Include the following:

  • Letter of recommendation
  • 7th semester official transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Employment history/resume
  • Acceptance letter from a Montana college/university verifying fall 2018 admission

Pick up an application in the counseling center.

Posted on March 8, 2019

EVE WEAVER O’CONNELL SCHOLARSHIP

Application process:

  1. You must set up an account and complete the online process. (once this is complete you will get an email back confirming they received the online portion of your application and reminding you to complete step 2.)
  2. You must mail in the additional required materials. (see list below)

Eligibility:

  • A graduating high school senior
  • Be within the middle one-third in scholastic standing (and in good academic standing) at the time of initial application, as a graduating high school senior
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate traits of good character and ability, a willingness to further his or her education in college, and adaptability in associating with other students
  • Plan to attend full-time an accredited college or university in Montana

 

Eve Weaver O’Connell Scholarship – Q&A

Posted on March 7, 2019

WOMEN IN APPRENTICESHIP AND NON-TRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS (WANTO) SCHOLARSHIP

The MT-WANTO scholarship is targeted to women entering non-traditional construction careers.  Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and be accepted into 1) a registered apprenticeship program; 2) college non-trade construction program; or 3) be employed in a non-traditional construction occupation.  Non-traditional construction occupations include carpentry, heavy equipment operators, mechanics, welders, ironworkers, bricklayers, stonemasons, electricians, painters, plumbers, laborers, cement masons, insulation workers, roofers, HVAC technician, surveyor, architect, etc.

The WANTO scholarship must be used to assist with expenses related to entering non-traditional training, education, apprenticeship or employment.  Examples are childcare, transportation, books, tools, licenses, testing fees, etc.

  • Complete and sign the attached application
  • Provide at least two references
  • Provide at least one letter of recommendation (ex. employer, instructor)
  • Provide proof of enrollment in apprenticeship/education program OR proof of employment
  • Send the application packet to:

Career Training Institute

Attn:  Lisa Newman

347 North Last Chance Gulch

Helena, MT  59601

Posted on February 25, 2019

MONTANA GLOBAL PREP SCHOLARSHIP

The annual Montana Global Prep Scholarship is back!  As in years past, this is a full scholarship* for four Montana students to participate in an AFS summer program abroad.  The application is free and easy, open to all Montana students age 14 – 18, and could lead to the adventure of a lifetime!

Please see below for additional details of the scholarship and please share this opportunity with your students and community.  I am happy to send additional information, flyer pdfs that can be printed and easily distributed to your students, or answer any questions.  And, please feel free to visit the AFS-USA website for more information on this scholarship, as well as the many other scholarships available!

Thanks to a generous gift made by a Montana resident and former AFS-USA participant, there are four full scholarships* available for Montana students** to travel abroad this summer on an AFS-USA Global Prep program.

Choose between the following Global Prep programs: ColombiaCosta RicaCzech Republic, EgyptGermany,  PolandSan Diego (CA), or Spain.

Grab your passport and start your adventure now!

Scholarship Details:

  • No previous language experience required.
  • Four (4) full scholarships will be awarded (based on countries/programs chosen by recipients).
  • Scholarship recipients will be responsible for arranging and covering their own transportation to the departure (gateway) location.
  • Applicants must be flexible with their destination as AFS does not guarantee spots will be available to your country of preference.
  • A selection committee of AFS-USA staff and volunteers will review applications to choose scholarship recipients.
  • Application materials submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Live or attend school in Montana**
  • Between the ages of 14 and 18 years old
  • Apply for one of the Global Prep programs listed above

How to Apply:

  1. Start or continue to work on your AFS application.
  2. Complete the Montana Global Prep Scholarship application form.
  3. Submit your completed application to scholarships@afsusa.org.

Deadline:

The deadline to apply is March 28, 2019.

Contact Information:

For more information about this scholarship, please contact the Scholarships Department at scholarships@afsusa.org.

Please note that not all applicants are going to be offered a scholarship.
** Students who are currently in Montana on a Study Abroad program are not eligible, only full-time residents. 

Posted on February 21, 2019

CYNDI FORBES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Lewis and Clark Republican Women are pleased to announce their Seventh Annual Scholarship. The Cyndi Forbes Memorial Scholarship Fund is available to a female high school senior, high school graduate who is a resident of Lewis & Clark, Broadwater or Jefferson Counties and is either entering, currently enrolled or is returning to an institution of higher education in Montana.

 

Posted on February 19, 2019

HELENA KIWANIS CLUB KEY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS

Key Club Scholarships Instructions:

  1. Complete all sections of the application as accurately as possible. Make sure that all signatures required for eligibility are included
  2. Only students who have been awarded a scholarship will receive notification
  3. Must be a college bound graduating high school student and a registered Key Club member
  4. All scholarships are provided as cash awards in the form of a check issued to the student
  5. The scholarship amount is $1,000
  6. Awards are disbursed at the May 6th club meeting honoring scholarship winners

Application and attachments must be received before April 12, 2019 at

Helena Kiwanis Club
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 4178
Helena, MT 59604

Posted on February 19, 2019

HELENA KIWANIS CLUB WEBER MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

Qualifications and criteria for all applicants:

  • Be a college bound graduating high school senior attending college during the fall 2019 semester.
  • Participated in at least one Helena High School or Capital High School Music Program.

GRADUATING SENIORS

  1. Scholarship applications may be obtained from the school Career Center, Music Teachers, or by contacting the Helena Kiwanis Club at 406-442-8657.
  2. Follow the instructions outlined in the scholarship packet.
  3. One $1,000 scholarship each will be awarded at Capital High School and Helena High School.
  4. Mail the application, CD or DVD of your music selection, and letters of personal reference to the Helena Kiwanis Club.
  5. Application due date for the 2019 Helena Kiwanis Club Music Scholarships is April 12, 2019. The applications will be reviewed by a scholarship committee composed of Helena Kiwanis Club members.

Only students who have been awarded a scholarship will receive notification. Scholarship recipients will be acknowledged at a Scholarship Recognition Day on May 6th 2019; they will be asked to perform one of their musical selections.  All scholarships are provided as cash awards issued to the student at the Scholarship Recognition Day. Questions regarding the scholarship process can be directed to askjervem@bresnan.net.